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Theasaurus: Obelisks

42 Bible Verses about Obelisks

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Leviticus 26:1

You shall make for yourselves no idols nor shall you erect a graven image, pillar, or obelisk, nor shall you place any figured stone in your land to which or on which to bow down; for I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 16:22

Neither shall you set up an idolatrous stone or image, which the Lord your God hates.

Judges 9:6

And all the men of Shechem gathered together and all of Beth-millo, and they went and made Abimelech king by the oak (terebinth) of the pillar at Shechem.

Hosea 3:4

For the children of Israel shall dwell and sit deprived many days, without king or prince, without sacrifice or [idolatrous] pillar, and without ephod [a garment worn by priests when seeking divine counsel] or teraphim (household gods).

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is divided and deceitful; now shall they be found guilty and suffer punishment. The Lord will smite and break down [the horns of] their altars; He will destroy their [idolatrous] pillars.

Hosea 10:1

Israel is a luxuriant vine that puts forth its [material] fruit. According to the abundance of his fruit he has multiplied his altars [to idols]; according to the goodness and prosperity of their land they have made goodly pillars or obelisks [to false gods].

Micah 5:13

Your carved images also I will cut off and your statues or pillars out of your midst, and you shall no more worship the work of your hands.

1 Kings 14:23

For they also built themselves [idolatrous] high places, pillars, and Asherim [idolatrous symbols of the goddess Asherah] on every high hill and under every green tree.

2 Kings 17:10

They set up for themselves pillars and Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah] on every high hill and under every green tree.

Exodus 23:24

You shall not bow down to their gods or serve them or do after their works; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break down their pillars and images.

Exodus 34:13

But you shall destroy their altars, dash in pieces their pillars (obelisks, images), and cut down their Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah];

Deuteronomy 7:5

But thus shall you deal with them: you shall break down their altars and dash in pieces their pillars and hew down their Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah] and burn their graven images with fire.

Deuteronomy 12:3

You shall break down their altars and dash in pieces their pillars and burn their Asherim with fire; you shall hew down the graven images of their gods and destroy their name out of that place.

2 Kings 3:2

He did evil in the sight of the Lord, but not like his father and mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

2 Kings 10:26

They brought out the pillars or obelisks of the house of Baal and burned them.

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the high places, broke the images, cut down the Asherim, and broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until then the Israelites had burned incense to it; but he called it Nehushtan [a bronze trifle].

2 Kings 23:14

He broke in pieces the pillars (images) and cut down the Asherim and replaced them with the bones of men [to defile the places forever].

Genesis 28:18

And Jacob rose early in the morning and took the stone he had put under his head, and he set it up for a pillar (a monument to the vision in his dream), and he poured oil on its top [in dedication].

Genesis 28:22

And this stone which I have set up as a pillar (monument) shall be God's house [a sacred place to me], and of all [the increase of possessions] that You give me I will give the tenth to You.

Genesis 31:45

So Jacob set up a stone for a pillar or monument.

Genesis 31:51

And Laban said to Jacob, See this heap and this pillar, which I have set up between you and me.

Genesis 31:52

This heap is a witness and this pillar is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you, and that you will not pass by this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

Genesis 35:14

And Jacob set up a pillar (monument) in the place where he talked with [God], a pillar of stone; and he poured a drink offering on it and he poured oil on it.

Genesis 35:20

And Jacob set a pillar (monument) on her grave; that is the pillar of Rachel's grave to this day.

Isaiah 19:19

In that day there will be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to the Lord at its border.

Genesis 19:26

But [Lot's] wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Exodus 24:4

Moses wrote all the words of the Lord. He rose up early in the morning and built an altar at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve pillars representing Israel's twelve tribes.

Jeremiah 43:13

[Nebuchadrezzar] shall break also the images and obelisks of Heliopolis [called On or Beth-shemesh -- "house of the sun] in the land of Egypt, and the temples of the gods of Egypt shall he burn with fire.

Jeremiah 10:5

[Their idols] are like pillars of turned work [as upright and stationary and immobile as a palm tree], like scarecrows in a cucumber field; they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it possible for them to do good [and it is not in them].

Exodus 13:22

The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night did not depart from before the people.

Numbers 14:14

And they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that You, Lord, are in the midst of this people [of Israel], that You, Lord, are seen face to face, and that Your cloud stands over them, and that You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night.

Nehemiah 9:12

Moreover, by a pillar of cloud You led them by day, and by a pillar of fire by night to light the way they should go.

Nehemiah 9:19

You in Your great mercy forsook them not in the wilderness; the pillar of the cloud departed not from them by day to lead them in the way, nor the pillar of fire by night to light the way they should go.

Exodus 14:24

And in the morning watch the Lord through the pillar of fire and cloud looked down on the host of the Egyptians and discomfited [them],

Exodus 14:19

And the Angel of God Who went before the host of Israel moved and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before them and stood behind them,

Exodus 33:9

When Moses entered the tent, the pillar of cloud would descend and stand at the door of the tent, and the Lord would talk with Moses.

Exodus 33:10

And all the people saw the pillar of cloud stand at the tent door, and all the people rose up and worshiped, every man at his tent door.

Joel 2:30

And I will show signs and wonders in the heavens, and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.

Revelation 10:1

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, robed in a cloud, with a [halo like a] rainbow over his head; his face was like the sun, and his feet (legs) were like columns of fire.

2 Chronicles 31:1

Now when all this was finished, all Israel present there went out to the cities of Judah and broke in pieces the pillars or obelisks, cut down the Asherim, and threw down the high places [of idolatry] and the altars in all Judah and Benjamin, in Ephraim and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them all. Then all the Israelites returned to their own cities, every man to his possession.

2 Chronicles 14:3

He took away the foreign altars and high places and broke down the idol pillars or obelisks and cut down the Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah]